For U.S. military personnel, deployment carries many dangers. And besides the well-known threats they face, these men and women are also at a higher-than-average risk for skin cancer
Breast cancer patients who adopted a low-fat diet were more likely to survive for at least a decade after diagnosis, compared to patients who ate fattier fare, new research shows.
One out of every three U.S. adults has high blood pressure that should be treated with medication, under guidelines recently adopted by the two leading heart health associations.
For older people, breathing in dirty air puts them at risk of being hospitalized with a dangerous respiratory disease, a new study suggests.
In a reversal of historical patterns, lung cancer is now more common among young U.S. women than men, a new study finds.
You already know that exercise is good for your health and your heart, both to prevent heart disease and, for those who already have a heart-related condition, to make managing it easier.
When you fire up the grill for your Memorial Day cookout, beware: Those tantalizing aromas hold an underestimated health risk.
The Mediterranean diet has long been lauded as a heart-healthy eating plan that can add years to your life.
Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren't fully prepared for major disasters or mass tragedies.
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